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Taliban Call Cease-Fire In Afghanistan For Muslim Holiday
The Taliban has declared a rare cease-fire in Afghanistan for a Muslim holiday this week, in a move that could renew momentum for talks with the Afghan government.
Turkey turning Hagia Sophia back into mosque divides social media
Social media users express both approval and disappointment over decision to change UNESCO World Heritage Site's status.
Turkey's President Converts The Hagia Sophia Back Into A Mosque
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the Hagia Sophia museum, one of Istanbul's most famous landmarks, to be converted into a mosque.
Turkey's Erdogan orders the conversion of Hagia Sophia back into a mosque
(CNN)Turkey's Recep Tayip Erdogan has ordered the conversion of the city's historic Hagia Sophia back into a mosque after a Turkish court annulled a 1934 presidential decree that made it a museum.
260,000 sign petition to block film starring Paris Jackson as Jesus
A forthcoming film starring Paris Jackson as Jesus has been denounced as “Christianophobic garbage” in an online petition to prevent its release, which has attracted more than 260,000 signatures.
Bill de Blasio: New York City community leaders call out mayor after he condemned a large gathering and singled out Jewish residents - CNN
The Anti-Defamation League and a New York City councilman are calling out Mayor Bill de Blasio after he condemned a large funeral gathering, saying he targeted the entire Jewish community when only...
Indonesia: The world's most-populous Muslim nation just banned holiday travel over Ramadan - CNN
Indonesia has temporarily banned domestic road, air and sea travel starting Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as millions of Muslims mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass alone amid coronavirus pandemic
The pontiff made his traditional Easter address, urging the European Union to step up to the “epochal challenge” caused by the pandemic.
Kentucky gov. announces mandatory quarantine for anyone who attends Easter services
The Kentucky governor, Andy Beshear, said residents who attend Easter services and other mass will be required to complete a 14-day mandatory self-quarantine.
Some defiant U.S. churches plan Easter services, ignoring public health guidelines - Reuters
A handful of holdout U.S. churches plan to hold in-person services on Easter Sunday, saying their right to worship in person outweighs public health officials' warnings against holding large gather...